Dec 23, 2012 8:00am PST
including the city council president face trial. will that is an absentee ballot from that election. >>> the voter fraud unit will stay on all of this, and we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year. our address, of course, voter fraud at fox news.com. >> thanks. >>> we all want to keep our families and our belongings, our stuff safe. insurance is often a good way to go. how do you know if you are being taken for a ride? i will sift through the policies that experts say you don't need. it is our consumer protection segment and we will save some money. >> and some immigration and custom officials are getting sharp criticism for a new deportation policy. why illegals are getting a free pass. >>> well, there is new reaction to the response of the national rifle association to the school shooting in newtown, connecticut. the organization now proposes that armed guards be placed inside the nation schools. it has caused quite a reaction. >> eric, the national rifle association's ceo reuh officialed his position on putting trained guards in every american school this morning saying
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
used fertilizer to kill men, women and children in oklahoma city, restricting firearms will not make children safer but many lawmakers are skeptical about the nra plan. >> we have armed officers in many schools in washington, d.c. we have armed officers in schools. and some of that is appropriate and perhaps we can do more. it actually doesn't cost $8 billion. we have 130,000 elementary and secondary schools in the country. if you had two officers in each, that would cost $25 billion. where is that money going to come from? >> friday. nra c.e.o. said the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. he explained parents will feel safer dropping kids off at school after the holidays if there's an armed police officer standing guard over their child's classroom. >> lots of folks on both sides of this. peter, thank you so much. >>> in the meantime, rasmussen reports asked voters what they thought of limiting all firearms to just police and military use banning them for civilians. look at this. 63% opposed a ban. 23% of voters supported it, 14% weren't sure, eric?
Dec 23, 2012 9:00am PST
than that. >> you can walk by the main debt clock in new york city, west 44th street and avenue of the americas. but when you really stop and look at it for awhile maybe even stair at it, frankly it is scary. as of today every household in the united states owes about $140,000 of this debt, every single household. the u.s. barrows roughly $6 billion every day. the country is borrowing $239 million each hour. that's $4 million barrowed every minute. so in the time this piece started, the u.s. has borrowed another $4 million. this year for every $1 in revenues the federal government brought in, it spent $2.06. just to be clear when the u.s. spends more than it brings in in a year it runs a deficit. a deficit is a one-year short fall that has to be made up by borrowing. the national debt or total accumulated debt is the sum of all of the annual deficits. less any surpluses. it is the running tally. we hear politicians talk about deficits and debt all the time. >> debt,. >> deficit. >> deaf. debt. >> how they can get it to slow down or tick back the other way continues to be the challenge.